Part Number: Part 1307

Commerce Acquisition Regulations


Subpart 1307.1 - Acquisition Plans

1307.102 Policy.

In accordance with FAR 7.102, it is the Department's policy to perform acquisition planning and conduct market research in order to promote the acquisition of commercial items and provide for full and open competition.

1307.103 Agency-head responsibilities.

The designee authorized as responsible for compliance with FAR 7.103 is set forth in CAM 1301.70.

1307.105 Contents of written acquisition plans.

Information on the contents of Acquisition Plans is set forth in CAM 1307.1

Subpart 1307.3 - Contractor versus Government Performance

1307.302 Policy.

The Department's competitive sourcing policy and procedures are set forth in CAM 1307.370.

Subpart 1307.5 - Inherently Governmental Functions

1307.503 Policy.

All procurement request packages submitted by program offices to initiate a procurement action for services shall contain a written determination by the designated requirements official that affirms that none of the functions to be performed in the statement of work are inherently governmental. This policy applies to all services other than personal services issued under statutory authority. If the contracting officer determines that there are substantial questions whether the work statement involves performance of inherently governmental functions, the contracting officer shall submit the matter for review by Procurement Counsel. Disagreements regarding the determination shall be resolved by the Head of Contracting Office (HCO) after consultation with counsel.